Turkey and Rosemary Pie

Turkey and Rosemary Pie
02/01/2015 Margarida Moreira


  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 500 g Turkey meat (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 200 ml Milk
  • 200 g Grated cheese
  • 1 Shortcrust pastry package
  • 200 ml Cream
  • 1 Egg
  • Rosemary
  • Black pepper
  • Salt

Grate the carrot, chop the garlic and cut the onion into half moons.

In a pan, heat the oil and add the onion until soft and transparent. Add the meat and garlic.

Season to taste with salt and black pepper, cook for another 10 minutes.

Add the grated carrot and cook for another 5 minutes.

Warm up the milk and mix with the cornstarch, add the mixture to the meat and stir until sauce thickens.

Cover a baking sheet with shortcrust pastry, sprinkle grated cheese on the bottom of the pie and add the filling (prepared in the pan).

Whip the cream with the egg and add to the filling.

Sprinkle with rosemary leaves.

Bake in a preheated oven at 200ºC, for approximately 30 minutes.

Serve the turkey and rosemary pie with salad and white wine.


Bon Appétit!


Rosemary contains numerous medicinal properties such as promote appetite and fight anorexia. This plant is also used in cases of digestive disorders (such as flatulence and slow digestion) particularly when originated by hepatobiliary changes. Antiseptic properties (due to camphor), analgesic, astringent, diaphoretic (inducing sweat production) hypotensive, sedative and neuralgia. Combat cough, urinary and respiratory infections, anti-spasmodic in digestive problems, soothing, hypotensive and osteoarticular inflammation. A florida aerial part is used to combat restlessness, anxiety, agitation and insomnia. The hydroalcoholic lotions leaves are used to fight dandruff, baldness and to darken the hair. In the form of an ointment or lotion as adjuvant rheumatic diseases, grooves and seborrheic dermatitis. In balneotherapy, rosemary activates the circulatory and nervous system also treats muscle and joint rheumatism. External use: stimulating the peripheral circulation and anti-inflammatory.

This strongly aromatic, hot and spicy plant in the dish is perfect to flavor and garnish meat dishes and cheeses.

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